Does Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Have An Adequate Staff?

When we mention nursing home abuse, most people immediately think about patients being subjected to physical, emotional, verbal, or sexual abuse. However, actual “abuse” is not the only harm some nursing home residents suffer.  Neglect can be just as harmful as abuse. Neglect can be intentional in nursing homes. Nursing home workers understand they need to perform certain tasks for patients such as bathing them, ensuring they eat, rolling them over in bed or sitting them up, changing their clothes, and checking on them several times each day. However, the workers choose not to perform these tasks. It is not that they don’t have time to do them or they don’t know how to take care of the residents, they simply choose not to do their job. […]

By | December 21st, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Does Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Have An Adequate Staff?

Watching For Nursing Home Abuse During The Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time for friends and families to get together to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company. However, for nursing home residents, the holidays can be a very lonely time. With families trying to get everything done before Christmas arrives, visits may become less frequent. Unfortunately, when visits are less frequent, nursing home abuse can go unnoticed, and abusers know this to be true. […]

By | December 12th, 2016|Kentucky Injury Lawyer, Kentucky Law, Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Watching For Nursing Home Abuse During The Holidays